Acute lymphocytic leukemia

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Reducing your risk for acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)

You may lower your risk of developing acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) by doing the following.

Maintain a healthy body weight

Some studies have shown that overweight or obesity may increase your risk of ALL. You may lower your risk by having a healthy body weight. Eating well and being physically active can help you have a healthy body weight.

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